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H x W x D: 6.3 × 25.2 × 0.4 cm (2 1/2 × 9 15/16 × 1/8 in)
Henan, probably Henan province, China
ca. 1300-1050 BCE
Late Shang dynasty
Previous custodian or owner:
Duanfang 端方 (1861-1911)
You Xiaoxi 游篠溪 (late 19th-early 20th century) (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Duanfang (1861-1911), Peking 
You Xiaoxi Shanghai, to 1919 
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from You Xiaoxi in 1919 
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 
 According to Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.
 See Original Miscellaneous List, pg. 325, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
 See note 2.
 The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Anyang period, Late Shang dynasty (ca. 1300 - 1050 BCE)
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
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